GPA targets 8 million-TEU capacity by 2028

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) executive director Griff Lynch delivers the State of the Port address Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Photo credit: GPA/Stephen B. Morton. The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) said the last 12 months have been strong for beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) moving containers through Savannah,… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 20, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Digital transformation with purpose: Making the shift towards balanced business models

While many companies are well into their digital transformation journey, it’s been widely reported that relatively few organizations are truly thriving or succeeding. Consultancy Inc.Digital, for example, cites only 18% of organizations as digitally thriving and consultancy ClearPrism has found that “fewer than 12% of companies capture more than 85% of economic profit in any industry.” Difficulties in execution aside, digital transformation is clearly an ongoing journey, not a destination,…

September 20, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Why C-suite executives must build strong online communities of their own

There is nothing more anachronistic than the idea of corporate leadership dictating the direction of a company from behind the closed doors of an ivory tower. That approach may have worked in the days of Carnegie and Rockefeller, but in today’s business environment, C-suite executives can’t afford to disconnect themselves from the day-to-day operation of their businesses. There’s simply too much at stake to delegate important tasks down the line…

September 20, 2018
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US carriers using trucker feedback to size up shippers

“People need to be aware data [are] more available to us than ever before in real time about what’s happening at their facilities across America,” Derek Leathers, president and CEO of truckload carrier Werner Enterprises, said at the Transform 2018 Technology Executive Summit in Chicago. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. CHICAGO — Shippers… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 20, 2018
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